Christmas Dessert Recipes is a preview of what some other countries traditionally serve at Christmas time for dessert.
Christmas is observed in nearly every country of the world. It is a time for family gathering, worship, sharing and forgiveness. For many it is a time of celebration as well, with a large traditional family meal.
To complete the holiday meal, a dessert is usually served. This can
range from simple fruit salad recipes to more complex and decadent
trifle recipes. In most cases fruit is involved since this is a symbol of life.
Why not try something new this year from another country? These simple dessert salad recipes can be accomplished by anyone.
Just click on the pictures below for the recipes.
Coconut Rice Pudding – In Puerto Rico and Jamaica they have special rice pudding recipes for Christmas dessert with coconut milk.
Rice Pudding – In Scandinavia, at Christmas Eve Dinner it is served mixed with whipped cream and topped with a red fruit sauce. In the Ukraine it is a Christmas tradition to serve this dessert made with dried fruits and nuts.
Dried Fruit compote – In Poland & Russia, where fresh fruit was impossible to find in winter, they made a fruit compote from dried fruits which was served as dessert on winter holidays.
Brandied fruit – When fruit was in season, some households in Poland and Eastern Europe would make this Brandied Fruit Recipe and keep it to serve as a dessert at Christmas.
Cranberry Swirl parfait – this recipe uses rice pudding and the most favourite Christmas fruit - cranberries. This type of rice dessert recipe is common in North America and in many other countries.
Christmas Eve Salad - ensalada de noche buena - In Mexico this Christmas Dessert Salad is a strong tradition even if the recipes ingredients vary by region or availability.
Crepes – Crepes are the most popular Christmas dessert in France. Really simple recipes that are dressed up with fruit and syrup and liqueur to become elegant dessert recipes.
Layered Jello - A popular and light, refreshing dessert after a large meal, a simple jello parfait in Christmas colours is always a welcome treat.
Mixed Fruit Salad - A pleasant light dessert recipe. This can be served "as is" or with a nice Fruit Dip
Trifles are a common Holiday Dessert in the United Kingdom, New Zealand, and Australia. But that doesn't mean that we can't make thess dessert recipes too.